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       iscsistart - iSCSI boot tool


       iscsistart [OPTION]


       iscsistart  will  start  a session using the settings passed in, or using the iBFT or Open
       Firmware [OF] boot information. This program should not be run  to  manage  sessions.  Its
       primary use is to start sessions used for iSCSI root boot.


              Set InitiatorName to name (Required if not using iBFT or OF)

              Set TargetName to name (Required if not using iBFT or OF)

              Set target portal group tag to N (Required if not using iBFT or OF)

              Set IP address to A.B.C.D (Required if not using iBFT or OF)

              Set port to N (Optional. Default 3260)

              Set username to N (Optional)

              Set password to N (Optional)

              Set incoming username to N (Optional)

              Set incoming password to N (Optional)

              Print debugging information

              Create a session to the target using the iBFT or OF info

              Bring up the network as specified by iBFT or OF

              Print the iBFT or OF info to STDOUT

              Set  the  parameter with the name NAME to VALUE. NAME is one of the settings in the
              node record or iscsid.conf. Multiple params can be passed in.

              Display this help and exit

              Display version and exit




       Open-iSCSI project <>
       Mike Christie <>

                                             Jan 2010                               ISCSISTART(8)